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German MP Peter Beyer (CDU) spoke about environmental policy upon the invitation of the KAS

climate policy and resource security

Prices of raw material are expected to rise. Securing their continous supply is of vital importance for Germany. Therefore resource and climate policies have become high priorities of German politics. Germany seeks international dialogue and agreement in these priority areas. "Energy Foreign Politics" shall be a topic of growing relevance.Please click on this link to access MP Beyer speech delivered at a conference hosted by the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Lecture by the German MP Andreas Gottfried Lämmel about China's Rise and Asia's Dynamic Economy

Chinese Economy

Mr. Lämmel MP took part at the foreign policy conference jointly hosted by KAS and the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs. The member of the committee of Economy and Technology stressed the importance of the "old economy" and high-tech engeneering for sustainable economic development. He spoke about fair global trade and intellectual property rights. Lämmel is supporting more Chinese investments to Germany. He questioned the sustainability of a so called socialist market economy. Please click on this link to access MP Lämmel's powerpoint presentation.

Roderich Kiesewetter MP speaks on a Policy Promoting Disarmament in Global Context

R. Kiesewetter MP, Speaker of the CDU/CSU faction in the Sub Committee for Disarmament, Arms Control, Non Proliferation

"Peace has become a preoccupation of the state and civil society alike", said the MP on a jointly foreign policy conference of KAS and CPIFA in Beijing. He reminded the audience of political disarmament and peace initiatives and international law contracts and evaluated their current relevance. He described specific German historical experience of peace and war as basis for the country's current policies. The speaker appreciated Chinese security policy initiatives in Asia.

Erwartungen Chinas im politischen Dialog mit Europa

Sino-Europäische Beziehungen

Der ehemalige chinesische Botschafter in Deutschland, Mei Zhaorong hat bei der sicherheitspolitischen Konferenz der KAS und des China Institute of International Strategic Studies (CIISS) am 26. Mai in Peking eine Grundsatzrede über chinesische Erwartungen an den politischen Dialog mit Europa gehalten. Diese sehr klare und bedeutende Rede wird auf diesen Internetseiten einem breiteren Publikum zur Verfügung gestellt.

Climate Change and Social Distributive Justice

In April 2010 the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Misereor held an international track II diplomacy conference on climate change with a view to promote an international agreement. This study emanates from this conference. It advocates a concept of socially balanced climate protection on a national and global level. The author looks into legal and interdisciplinary social science aspects. The alleged contrast between “social distributive justice (and economic development) versus ambitious climate policy” is rejected.

German self-reflection and perception of others in Germany’s political discourse of the past, present and future

Prof. Dr. Dr. Heiner Timmermann presented an insightful analysis at the seminar „Sino-German self-perception and perceptions of others in the mirror image of the EXPO“ which was held at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences in Shanghai on March 12th 2010. (Presentation available in German language only)

Christliche Diakonie und Karitas in Deutschland

Vortrag von Herrn Burkhard Guntau, Vizepräsident des Kirchenamtes, auf der internationalen Fachtagung "Wege zur Harmonie im Umgang mit den Religionen" vom 31.3 bis zum 1.4.2009 in Peking

Der Begriff der Religion und der Religionsgemeinschaften im deutschen Rechtssystem

Vortrag von Herrn Prof. Dr. Stefan Korioth, Lehrstuhl für Öffentliches Recht und Kirchenrecht, Universität München auf der Internationalen Fachtagung "Wege zur Harmonie im Umgang mit den Religionen" vom 31.03 bis zum 1.4.2009 in Peking

Harmonischer Ausgleich zwischen den Religionen und dem übrigen Gemeinwohl

Der Schutz und die Beschränkung der Religionsausübung in Deutschland durch das für alle geltende Gesetz

Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Michael Germann, Lehrstuhl für Öffentliches Recht, Staatskirchenrecht und Kirchenrecht an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle auf der internationalen Fachtagung "Wege zur Harmonie im Umgang mit den Religionen" vom 31.3 bis zum 1.4.2009 in Peking

Staat und Fragen der kirchlichen Ämtervergabe

Vortrag von Herrn Dr. Gernot Sydow, Justitiar des Bistums Limburg, auf der Internationalen Fachtagung "Wege zur Harmonie im Umgang mit den Religionen" vom 31.03 bis zum 1.4.2009 in Peking

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